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Wednesday November 26, 2014
11:00 AM
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Houston Grand Opera, Houston Ballet, Mercury and Houston First unite to kick off the holiday season in the theater district. Bring the family to enjoy live music sung by Vanessa ...

1:30 PM
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Add Sketching in the Galleries ... to your calendar.

During Rienzi's open sketching hours, guests are invited to draw from 18th-century decorative arts objects in the Baroque, Rococo and Neoclassical styles. The galleries hold treasures for every artist ...

7:30 PM
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Denise Fennell returns as Sister in this holiday mystery extravaganza. It's CSI goes to Bethlehem as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians throughout the ages. On ...

Thursday November 27, 2014
6:00 AM
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Add TXU Energy Houston Turkey ... to your calendar.

Dillard’s Parking Lot

Join Neighborhood Centers for Houston's second largest footrace before Thanksgiving. The TXU Energy Houston Turkey Trot is celebrating its 22nd Thanksgiving Day race. Money raised will support more than ...

9:00 AM
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Houston City Hall

Presiding over the parade as Grand Marshals will be the stars from TLC's television series The Little Couple, Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein, along with their children, Will and ...

9:00 AM
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Add Volunteering: Interfaith Ministries Meals ... to your calendar.

First Presbyterian Houston

Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston volunteers will deliver more than 4,000 traditional Thanksgiving meals to homebound seniors during the organization's Meals on Wheels program on Thanksgiving Day. More ...

4:00 PM
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Uptown Houston

To kick off the holiday season, Santa will make his annual appearance to light up more than a half-million lights on 80 trees lining Post Oak Boulevard and on area ...

Friday November 28, 2014
8:00 AM
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Evelyn's Park

Work off those Thanksgiving calories at Evelyn's Park during "Burn the Bird," a free workout class in the park. Evelyn's Park is partnering with West U Fitness for ...

10:30 AM
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This charming 1956 classic finds Madeline in a Christmas crisis when all of her schoolmates are sick, including Miss Clavel. Who will run the school? How will the girls get ...

12:00 PM
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Add Pop Shop Houston Holiday ... to your calendar.

Silver Street Studios

Pop Shop Houston returns to Silver Street Studios for its biggest festival of the year. Now three-days, the Pop Shop Winter Festival features more than 90 Houston-based artists, small businesses ...

12:00 PM
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Add Black Friday Art Sale ... to your calendar.

Artworks created and donated to DiverseWorks by artists from across the country will be on sale. All proceeds directly benefit DiverseWorks' exhibitions and programs. The sale continues through December.

1:30 PM
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This charming 1956 classic finds Madeline in a Christmas crisis when all of her schoolmates are sick, including Miss Clavel. Who will run the school? How will the girls get ...

2:30 PM
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Add Alley Theatre presents A ... to your calendar.

Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre - University of Houston

This Houston seasonal favorite has been described as having "Spectacular London sets . . .  the inimitable Dickens' tale — spiced with the usual fog and an unusual twist on the ghosts past, present ...

6:00 PM
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Add Hotel Galvez Holiday Lighting ... to your calendar.

Hotel Galvez

The historic Hotel Galvez and Spa invites guests to celebrate the start of the holidays with the official City of Galveston Holiday Lighting Celebration. Festivities will begin at 6 p ...

7:00 PM
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Critical Mass is an informal bike group that meets the last Friday of every month to ride around the city, raise awareness and advocate for a bicycle-friendly urban environment. All ...

7:30 PM
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Journey with Clara as she dances on the arm of the Nutcracker Prince to the stunning Land of Snow and the delectable Kingdom of Sweets. There are so many reasons ...

7:30 PM
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Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre - University of Houston

This Houston seasonal favorite has been described as having "Spectacular London sets . . .  the inimitable Dickens' tale — spiced with the usual fog and an unusual twist on the ghosts past, present ...

7:30 PM
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Add Houston Family Arts Center ... to your calendar.

Houston Family Arts Center

Nineteenth-century London comes to life when Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit and Ebenezer Scrooge take you on a fantastical journey through Christmas past, present and future. Scrooge's story of redemption ...

7:30 PM
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Add Institute of Hispanic Culture ... to your calendar.

Keith Jackson Hall

The Institute of Hispanic Culture of Houston presents an event that celebrates the successes of José-José and Marco Antonio Muñiz with the vocal representation of Fernando Moguel and ...

8:00 PM
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Add Stages Repertory Theatre presents ... to your calendar.

Denise Fennell returns as Sister in this holiday mystery extravaganza. It's CSI goes to Bethlehem as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians throughout the ages. On ...

8:00 PM
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Add Houston Symphony presents "Beethoven ... to your calendar.

Beethoven's First and Fourth symphonies combine his compositional style coupled with nods to Mozart's and Haydn's spirited Classical tradition. Principal Cellist Brinton Averil Smith performs Schumann's ...

8:00 PM
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Add Storyteller Jaston Williams in ... to your calendar.

The Grand 1894 Opera House

The Grand 1894 Opera House presents Greater Tuna creator and master storyteller Jaston Williams in the debut of Maid Marian in a Stolen Car. This hilarious new solo show is ...

9:00 PM
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Add Dwight Yoakam in concert to your calendar.

Arena Theatre

Much has been made that the Kentucky-born, Ohio-raised Yoakam was too country for Nashville when he first sought out his musical fortune in the mid-'80s, but the truth is ...

Saturday November 29, 2014
9:00 AM
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Add Eminent Holiday Shopping Market to your calendar.

South Shore Harbour Resort

Browse through exhibitor booths showcasing unique specialty and one-of-a-kind items in a variety of categories, including home décor, gourmet foods, holiday sweet treats, clothing, holiday decorating and more.

12:00 PM
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Add Black Friday Art Sale ... to your calendar.

Artworks created and donated to DiverseWorks by artists from across the country will be on sale. All proceeds directly benefit DiverseWorks' exhibitions and programs. The sale continues through December.

12:00 PM
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Add Pop Shop Houston Holiday ... to your calendar.

Silver Street Studios

Pop Shop Houston returns to Silver Street Studios for its biggest festival of the year. Now three-days, the Pop Shop Winter Festival features more than 90 Houston-based artists, small businesses ...

2:00 PM
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Add Houston Ballet presents The ... to your calendar.

Journey with Clara as she dances on the arm of the Nutcracker Prince to the stunning Land of Snow and the delectable Kingdom of Sweets. There are so many reasons ...

2:00 PM
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Add Storyteller Jaston Williams in ... to your calendar.

The Grand 1894 Opera House

The Grand 1894 Opera House presents Greater Tuna creator and master storyteller Jaston Williams in the debut of Maid Marian in a Stolen Car. This hilarious new solo show is ...

2:00 PM
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Add Home for the Holidays ... to your calendar.

The gift market will feature more than 150 of the region's unique gift vendors offering distinctive home décor, candles, craft foods, accessories and more.

2:00 PM
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Add Missouri City Ballet Company ... to your calendar.

Stafford Centre

This production is performed under the guidance of artistic director Sharon Teague, a retired first soloist with the Houston Ballet. Join Clara for a humor-filled Act One, during which a ...

2:30 PM
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Add Alley Theatre presents A ... to your calendar.

Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre - University of Houston

This Houston seasonal favorite has been described as having "Spectacular London sets . . .  the inimitable Dickens' tale — spiced with the usual fog and an unusual twist on the ghosts past, present ...

2:30 PM
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Add Mercury presents "Christmas Gloria" to your calendar.

Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church

This Mercury Christmas concert features the glorious sounds of a soprano soloist on works by Handel, Vivaldi and Bach.

3:00 PM
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Denise Fennell returns as Sister in this holiday mystery extravaganza. It's CSI goes to Bethlehem as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians throughout the ages. On ...

6:00 PM
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Add Galveston ArtWalk 2014 to your calendar.

Galveston Art Center

Galveston's art galleries and businesses will open their doors to the public for an evening of art viewing and hors d'oeuvres amid the beautiful Victorian architecture of historic ...

7:00 PM
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Add Missouri City Ballet Company ... to your calendar.

Stafford Centre

This production is performed under the guidance of artistic director Sharon Teague, a retired first soloist with the Houston Ballet. Join Clara for a humor-filled Act One, during which a ...

7:00 PM
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Add 2014 Saint Arnold Foam ... to your calendar.

Join for an evening of revelry at the Orange Show Monument to raise a glasses and celebrate the artist in everyone. The good people of Saint Arnold Brewing Co. have ...

7:00 PM
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Add Mercury presents "Christmas Gloria" to your calendar.

This Mercury Christmas concert features the glorious sounds of a soprano soloist on works by Handel, Vivaldi and Bach.

7:30 PM
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Add Houston Ballet presents The ... to your calendar.

Journey with Clara as she dances on the arm of the Nutcracker Prince to the stunning Land of Snow and the delectable Kingdom of Sweets. There are so many reasons ...

7:30 PM
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Add Alley Theatre presents A ... to your calendar.

Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre - University of Houston

This Houston seasonal favorite has been described as having "Spectacular London sets . . .  the inimitable Dickens' tale — spiced with the usual fog and an unusual twist on the ghosts past, present ...

7:30 PM
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Add Houston Family Arts Center ... to your calendar.

Houston Family Arts Center

Nineteenth-century London comes to life when Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit and Ebenezer Scrooge take you on a fantastical journey through Christmas past, present and future. Scrooge's story of redemption ...

8:00 PM
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Add Storyteller Jaston Williams in ... to your calendar.

The Grand 1894 Opera House

The Grand 1894 Opera House presents Greater Tuna creator and master storyteller Jaston Williams in the debut of Maid Marian in a Stolen Car. This hilarious new solo show is ...

8:00 PM
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Add Stages Repertory Theatre presents ... to your calendar.

Denise Fennell returns as Sister in this holiday mystery extravaganza. It's CSI goes to Bethlehem as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians throughout the ages. On ...

8:00 PM
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Add Houston Symphony presents "Beethoven ... to your calendar.

Beethoven's First and Fourth symphonies combine his compositional style coupled with nods to Mozart's and Haydn's spirited Classical tradition. Principal Cellist Brinton Averil Smith performs Schumann's ...

8:00 PM
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Writespace Houston - Silver Street Studios

Writespace is an intimate, non-intimidating environment for first-timers to try their hand at reading. At a max of seven minutes, guests can read anything from original poems to excerpts from ...

Sunday November 30, 2014
10:00 AM
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Add Home for the Holidays ... to your calendar.

The gift market will feature more than 150 of the region's unique gift vendors offering distinctive home décor, candles, craft foods, accessories and more.

12:00 PM
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Add Pop Shop Houston Holiday ... to your calendar.

Silver Street Studios

Pop Shop Houston returns to Silver Street Studios for its biggest festival of the year. Now three-days, the Pop Shop Winter Festival features more than 90 Houston-based artists, small businesses ...

1:00 PM
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Add Main Street Theater presents ... to your calendar.

This charming 1956 classic finds Madeline in a Christmas crisis when all of her schoolmates are sick, including Miss Clavel. Who will run the school? How will the girls get ...

2:00 PM
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Add Houston Ballet presents The ... to your calendar.

Journey with Clara as she dances on the arm of the Nutcracker Prince to the stunning Land of Snow and the delectable Kingdom of Sweets. There are so many reasons ...

2:00 PM
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Add Missouri City Ballet Company ... to your calendar.

Stafford Centre

This production is performed under the guidance of artistic director Sharon Teague, a retired first soloist with the Houston Ballet. Join Clara for a humor-filled Act One, during which a ...

2:30 PM
Add To My Calendar

Add Houston Symphony presents "Beethoven ... to your calendar.

Beethoven's First and Fourth symphonies combine his compositional style coupled with nods to Mozart's and Haydn's spirited Classical tradition. Principal Cellist Brinton Averil Smith performs Schumann's ...

2:30 PM
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Add Alley Theatre presents A ... to your calendar.

Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre - University of Houston

This Houston seasonal favorite has been described as having "Spectacular London sets . . .  the inimitable Dickens' tale — spiced with the usual fog and an unusual twist on the ghosts past, present ...

3:00 PM
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Messina Hof Winery & Resort

This course takes an artistic look at the myriad decisions that must be made from the vineyard to the bottle in the creation of each type of wine. Attendees explore ...

3:00 PM
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Add Stages Repertory Theatre presents ... to your calendar.

Denise Fennell returns as Sister in this holiday mystery extravaganza. It's CSI goes to Bethlehem as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians throughout the ages. On ...

3:00 PM
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Add Houston Family Arts Center ... to your calendar.

Houston Family Arts Center

Nineteenth-century London comes to life when Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit and Ebenezer Scrooge take you on a fantastical journey through Christmas past, present and future. Scrooge's story of redemption ...

4:00 PM
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Add Main Street Theater presents ... to your calendar.

This charming 1956 classic finds Madeline in a Christmas crisis when all of her schoolmates are sick, including Miss Clavel. Who will run the school? How will the girls get ...

7:00 PM
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Add Mercury presents "Christmas Gloria" to your calendar.

Dosey Doe

This Mercury Christmas concert features the glorious sounds of a soprano soloist on works by Handel, Vivaldi and Bach.

7:30 PM
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Add Alley Theatre presents A ... to your calendar.

Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre - University of Houston

This Houston seasonal favorite has been described as having "Spectacular London sets . . .  the inimitable Dickens' tale — spiced with the usual fog and an unusual twist on the ghosts past, present ...

7:30 PM
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Add Houston Ballet presents The ... to your calendar.

Journey with Clara as she dances on the arm of the Nutcracker Prince to the stunning Land of Snow and the delectable Kingdom of Sweets. There are so many reasons ...

Monday December 01, 2014
11:00 AM
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Add AIDS Foundation Houston's ... to your calendar.

Presented by Chevron, the theme for this year's luncheon focuses on Eliminating Stigma. In Houston and throughout the nation, stigma keeps thousands from annual HIV tests and shames those ...

5:30 PM
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Architecture Center Houston

The Women in Architecture Exhibition will spotlight contributions that women have made to the profession and will provide a current snapshot of the changing role of women in architecture and ...

5:30 PM
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Montrose Counseling Center

World AIDS Day goes to the street. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. at Legacy Community Health Services, where the names of those who lost their lives to ...

7:00 PM
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Add Movies Houstonians Love film ... to your calendar.

When Tamarie Cooper told the Houston Chronicle that her favorite movie of all time is It's a Wonderful Life, it was only natural that she'd be invited to ...

7:00 PM
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South Main Baptist Church

Meghan Caulkett and Julia Fox present holiday favorites In the Bleak Midwinter and Greensleeves, alongside beautiful excerpts from the Webber, Rutter and Faure Requiems, as well as beloved carols. This ...

8:00 PM
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Add Justin Timberlake in concert ... to your calendar.

Justin Timberlake will play a second show at Toyota Center. After dominating the global charts with the release of his album The 20/20 Experience, Timberlake will bring his  live ...

Tuesday December 02, 2014
11:00 AM
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Julie Rhodes Fashion & Home

This event celebrates Lulu Frost's 10 year anniversary with champagne and small bites. A percentage of sales will benefit Houston PetSet.

12:30 PM
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Sylvia's Enchilada Kitchen - Eldridge Parkway

Sylvia Casares, owner and executive chef of Sylvia's Enchilada Kitchen, hosts a cooking class that also includes a meal with a beverage of your choice and a dessert. In ...

6:00 PM
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Add Elaine Turner shopping event ... to your calendar.

Elaine Turner in Rice Village hosts a #GivingTuesday shopping event, with 20 percent of proceeds benefiting Writers in the Schools. Enjoy complimentary sweets, sips and snacks as you shop Elaine ...

6:00 PM
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Eddie Borgo's iconic designs blend contemporary shapes and symbols to create jewelry pieces, bringing new meaning to luxury. The New York-based designer developed an explicit fascination with symbolism while ...

6:30 PM
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Add Conversation with the Artist ... to your calendar.

Author Mimi Swartz, an executive editor of Texas Monthly, talks with Dario Robleto about her upcoming book tracing the history of the artificial human heart. Much of this tale of ...

7:00 PM
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Add Texas Wine School Wine ... to your calendar.

The Texas Wine School

Once the greatest wines in the Western World due to their healing and traveling properties, fortified wines are now consigned to the upper shelves in stores and afterthoughts in books ...

7:00 PM
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Add Authors and Asia: A ... to your calendar.

In many ways, Chinese Americans today are exemplars of the American cream. However, this narrative obscures too much: The Chinese Americans still left behind, the erosion of the American cream ...

7:30 PM
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Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre - University of Houston

This Houston seasonal favorite has been described as having "Spectacular London sets . . .  the inimitable Dickens' tale — spiced with the usual fog and an unusual twist on the ghosts past, present ...

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